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Definition of "deck chair" [deck• chair]

  • A folding chair that usually has arms and a leg rest. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "deck chair" in a sentence
  • "Back on board his schooner and dozing in a deck chair under a three - months-old magazine, David Grief was aroused by a sobbing, Blubbering noise from overside."
  • "A paperback, bookmarked halfwaythrough, lay in a deck chair facing the pond."
  • "Leo Snyder and Quentin York wrestled each other in the water and Caroline Dale sat on Renny Williams’s lap on a deck chair and Melissa DeWhitt was putting lotion on Casey Chow’s back as she held up her long hair with one hand."